1100 S. Marietta Parkway Marietta, GA 30060-2896 678-915-4188
http://www.spsu.edu admissions@spsu.edu
About Southern Polytechnic State University
  • Year of Foundation 1948
  • Size of Campus 198 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,330
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 18%, 82%, 4%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 4,126
Today's industry must apply technology in every way imaginable. That's why at Southern Polytechnic State University, our students study the sciences and technologies in a unique, practical manner that provides an education that is career-based and balanced.Southern Polytechnic is a residential, co-educational member of the very progressive University System of Georgia. Located on 203 acres of naturally wooded landscape in the historic and vibrant city of Marietta, we are just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta. Approximately 5,500 students study here, including student representation from 36 states and 64 countries. Since our founding in 1948, the university has earned an exceptional academic reputation. But it's more than just our programs of study that make SPSU a great place to live and learn-it's the bright students, the dedicated and experienced faculty, and our hands-on approach to education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Bahai Club, Baptist Student Union, Muslim Students Association
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Black Student Association, Chinese Friendship Association, Indian Student Association, International Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Athletics, Goat Night, Casino Night, Discipline-specific speakers
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Delta Mu Delta Management, Phi Psi ATET, Sigma Lambda Chi Construction, Tau Alpha Pi
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Atlanta, GA (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta, GA (15)
  • Distance to nearest bus Marietta, GA (0)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 53%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 47%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 27%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (28%), apartment for single students (72%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 500
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 57,570
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Computer Courses No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 9
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Computer Availability yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 60
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 120,764
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 52
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 60
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Museums N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,124
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs E-Trade, Lockheed Martin, Georgia DOT, Southwire Company, Facility Group, Worldspan, CW Matthews, CNN, Shaw Industries, Delta Airlines, Siemens Energy & Automation, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, Newcomb & Boyd, Milliken & Co., UPS, Archer Western Contractors
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 18%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 96%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 100%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
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